King Arthur in Hollywood

Malory’s Le Morte Darthur: Anatomy of a Legend

   From Films.com: "The richly embroidered story of King Arthur as set down by Sir Thomas Malory during the Middle Ages has unfailingly intrigued generations of readers. P. J. C. Field, one of the world’s top authorities on Malory and president of the British branch of the International Arthurian Society; Helen Cooper, editor of the Oxford World’s Classics edition of Le Morte Darthur; and medievalist Kevin J. Harty, of La Salle University, begin this survey by assessing the historical and apocryphal underpinnings of the Arthurian legend. Then, supported by reenactments, location footage, and works of art, the program examines each section of Malory’s archetypal Le Morte Darthur. A Films for the Humanities & Sciences Production. (26 minutes) The DVD version has on-demand English subtitles and can be viewed using a DVD player or computer DVD-ROM drive."

Malory’s Le Morte Darthur: Anatomy of a Legend